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Budget priced fixed hubs?(3 posts)

Budget priced fixed hubs?pappy_d
May 12, 2003 3:39 PM
Whats the cheapest place to get a fixed rear hub-

I have an old threaded Campy Record hub- maybe a track hub? not really sure what its is- can I find a gear to thread on there ( w/ locktite to hold it in place, as there is no threaded area for a lockring)
re: Budget priced fixed hubs?eddie m
May 12, 2003 4:40 PM
That is a standard road hub from 15 years ago. A standard track cog will fit perfectly, and a bottom bracket lockring will hold it on. Clean the threads and use blue Loctite on it. After your first couple of rides, tighten the lockring. Unless you are really strong at applying back pressure, you won't have any trouble with it.
Tough question -- buy Suzue or use Campy?Humma Hah
May 13, 2003 5:57 AM
... I got talked out of buying a cheap Suzue hub to build up a flip-flop wheel, ended up getting lucky at a swap meet and found a high-flange Suntour that fit the bill perfectly. Folks who had tried 'em were suggesting the cheap Suzues have durability issues, and suggested I bite the price bullet and buy a Phil.

I'd locktite the Campy, unless I were planning to do track racing or needed to flip-flop for epic-length rides.